Kansas Tennis Rolls Past Bowling Green, 6-1
March 19, 2012
LAS VEGAS–Solid singles play helped the University of Kansas women’s tennis team notch a 6-1 victory over Bowling Green Monday in the final match of KU’s weekend in Las Vegas.
The Jayhawks improved to 9-5 overall this season and 0-2 in Big 12 play, while the Falcons dropped to 4-5 in dual competition.
KU won at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles to take the first point of the day. Freshman Maria Belen Ludueña and sophomore Paulina Los took down BGSU’s Mary Hill and Nikki Chiricosta, 8-4 at No. 2. Sophomore Claire Dreyer and junior Victoria Khanevskaya won 8-6 against Jessica Easdale and Katie Grub at the No. 3 spot.
In singles play, Kansas ensnared victories at positions 1 through 5 to seal the win. Ludueña, a newcomer from Curico, Chile, quickly downed Emily Reuland at No. 3, 6-2, 6-2. Junior Monica Pezzotti, Los and Dreyer also had two-set wins at the first, second and fifth positions, respectively.
Sophomore Dylan Windom came from one set down to defeat Hill at No. 4, 5-7, 6-2, 6-2.
The Jayhawks will return home this weekend to host a pair of Big 12 opponents at the Jayhawk Tennis Center. KU will play Baylor on Saturday at 11 a.m. and Texas Tech on Sunday at noon. Both matches are free and open to the public.